Focus on Diabetes Mellitus Research

Focus on Diabetes Mellitus Research

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Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease of absolute or relative insulin deficiency or resistance characterized by disturbances in carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism. It is estimated that between 5-10% of the population suffer from this disease. This syndrome is a contributing factor in a large percentage of deaths from heart attacks and strokes as well as renal failure and vascular disease. About 90% of the cases of diabetes mellitus fall into Type 2 where obesity plays a major role. Research in the field is wide-spread ranging from causes to treatment. This new book brings together leading research from throughout the world.Ashley M. Ford. Editor: Ashley M. Ford, pp. 281-308 Ac 2006 Nova Science Publishers, Inc. ... Many diabetes patients have limited health literacy, and recent research indicates that health literacy problems are a major risk factor for pooranbsp;...

Title:Focus on Diabetes Mellitus Research
Author:Ashley M. Ford
Publisher:Nova Publishers - 2006


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